The table below looks at the statistics for SSL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Halifax region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SSL over the 3 months to 27 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Secure Socket Layer (SSL)
Rank 21 22 31
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +9
Contract jobs citing SSL 5 7 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 3.68% 4.46% 1.14%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 55.56% 41.18% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 2
Median daily rate £435 £500 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.05% +17.64%
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £448 £350
% change year-on-year
-7.82% +27.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £26.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+34.57% +7.00%
SSL
West Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Halifax region.

Communications & Networking Category
Halifax
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
9 17 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 6.62% 10.83% 2.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 8 4
Median daily rate £475 £428 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +0.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £225 £229
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £493 £481
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £12.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.50 £21.53 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+64.92% -2.15%

SSL
Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Halifax region citing SSL as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

SSL Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

SSL
Daily Rate Trend in Halifax

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SSL across the Halifax region.

SSL Daily Rate Trend in Halifax

SSL
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 27 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing SSL also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Halifax region with a requirement for SSL.

1 9 (81.82%) Firewall
1 9 (81.82%) BIG-IP
1 9 (81.82%) Unix
1 9 (81.82%) HTTP
1 9 (81.82%) TCP/IP
1 9 (81.82%) DNS
1 9 (81.82%) Cisco
1 9 (81.82%) Firmware
1 9 (81.82%) Intranet
1 9 (81.82%) Internet
1 9 (81.82%) Extranet
1 9 (81.82%) F5
2 7 (63.64%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 7 (63.64%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 7 (63.64%) Load Balancing
3 4 (36.36%) Finance
4 2 (18.18%) Law
4 2 (18.18%) Banking
4 2 (18.18%) DataPower
5 1 (9.09%) IBM

SSL
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 9 (81.82%) BIG-IP
1 9 (81.82%) DNS
1 9 (81.82%) Extranet
1 9 (81.82%) Firewall
1 9 (81.82%) HTTP
1 9 (81.82%) Internet
1 9 (81.82%) Intranet
1 9 (81.82%) TCP/IP
2 7 (63.64%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 7 (63.64%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
General
1 4 (36.36%) Finance
2 2 (18.18%) Banking
2 2 (18.18%) Law
Job Titles
1 10 (90.91%) Administrator
2 5 (45.45%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) Cisco Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 9 (81.82%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) Load Balancing
System Software
1 9 (81.82%) Firmware
Vendors
1 9 (81.82%) Cisco
1 9 (81.82%) F5
2 1 (9.09%) IBM